Camden Crawl Dublin Interview: We Are Scientists

May 9th, 2012 by

Fun loving hipsters. We are Scientists are no strangers to these shores having toured extensively throughout Ireland over the past ten years. A band born to party; founding members Keith Murray and Chris Cain have become renowned for never taking interviews too seriously and adding a comical element to their work.  They have released three […]

Camden Crawl Dublin interview: Mystery Jets

April 18th, 2012 by

It’s been quite a year for Mystery Jets. Having moved to Austin to record their fourth studio album last October, they returned to the UK earlier this year with the realisation that bassist Kai Fish had taken more than a step back from the band (he was later to depart). Over the past seven years […]

Cults debut mix project track with Freddie Gibbs

November 18th, 2011 by

Cults have debuted a remix of the track ‘Bad Things’ from their self-titled debut album Cults which contains a bit of a surprise. The indie pop outfit told Spinner, back in July that they: We’re working on a hip-hop mixtape of the album—changing all the songs up and getting up-and-coming rappers, guys like Freddie Gibbs […]

The Joy Formidable – Dublin

October 20th, 2011 by

Ritzy Bryan appears on stage in Whelan’s looking like little red riding hood as an angelic blonde. She’s so small she’s dwarfed by Matt Thomas’ drum kit, and, meekly requests in a Minnie Mouse-esque voice that the close-up crowd do not spill anything on her pedal board. The cartoon-esque persona is quickly dashed by the […]

Watch James Blake perform ‘Once we all Agree’ live in LA

September 20th, 2011 by

Footage of James Blake’s new single ‘Once we all Agree’ has appeared online from his Los Angeles show at the Music Box on September 18. The piano led track will appear on his new upcoming EP Enough Thunder which is due for release on October 8th via Atlas. The EP will also feature the recently […]

Lana Del Rey – ‘Blue Jeans’

September 15th, 2011 by

New York soulstress Lana Del Rey aka Lizzy Grant has released a new track called ‘Blue Jeans’ which is the follow up to her previously released ‘Video Games’. Del Rey is a mix of old school 1950/60’s glamour puss meets modern day hip hop chic; as she merges the two fashion styles in her music, […]

Pick for the Picnic free showcase gigs start this Wednesday

August 9th, 2011 by

The Pick for the Picnic 2011 showcase competition commences on August 10 in Crawdaddy and runs for four nights (10,11,17 and 18 August) before culminating in the final on September 1st. One band will progress from each night to the finals, where they will compete for the ultimate prize of playing a set at Electric […]

Marina and The Diamonds posts new song ‘Fear and Loathing’

August 9th, 2011 by

Marina and The Diamonds has returned under the moniker Electra Heart and a song/video ‘Fear and Loathing’ which she posted to her website. The video watches her apply makeup in a hotel bathroom before chopping her long locks into a messy bob haircut. The theme of the song is ‘change’ and it appears to be the […]

Bob Dylan and Jack White finish Hank Williams album

August 4th, 2011 by

A collection of incomplete tracks by the country legend Hank Williams have been recorded by Jack White, Bob Dylan,  Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, Dylan’s son Jakob and others on a 12 track compilation called The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams. The recordings are based around unfinished lyrics and notes which were found in a briefcase after […]

Foster the People release video to ‘Helena Beat’

July 18th, 2011 by

L.A. trio Foster the People have released the video to their new single ‘Helena Beat’ which is out in August 2011. The video opens with TV reels showing end of the world scenarios; explosions, marching armies and protests which cuts into one guy and his dog speeding of into the desert in a beat up […]

Watch Austra perform a live version of ‘Lose It’

July 15th, 2011 by

Canadian three piece Austra have recorded a live version of the single ‘Lose It’ which is taken from their debut album Feel It Break over on the Guardian site. The video opens with the lead singer Katie Stelmanis discussing how she originally composed the song as a piano ballad back in 2009. The song has […]

Listen to two new Mumford and Sons songs

July 7th, 2011 by

Mumford and Sons have unveiled a new song preliminary titled ‘Home’ or ‘Lover I’ll Be Home’ by fans on the Colorado radio station KBCO. The song is a soulful mix of violin, banjo and piano, layered with delectable vocal harmonies. The lyrics depict returning home to loved ones after being on the road; ‘I’ll be […]